The SpaceWe have 8 en suite Rooms in our Guest House - Price quoted is for 2 persons in a room Bed and Full English Breakfast. We also offer single rates. Please request single rate and we will amend the quote accordingly.
Our elegantly stylish, spacious en suite bedrooms have comfortable beds and pillows, Flat screen TV/ DSTV decoders, microwave ovens, well stocked fridges and snack baskets, tea and coffee making facilities, safe for valuables, desks/dressing tables, heaters, electric blankets, hot water bottles and fans. Fluffy white towels and bathrobes, percale linen, hairdryers, clock-radios/iPod docking stations, Charlotte Rhys toiletries, pool towels and complimentary chocolates. Mr Deliver and Butler's Pizza menus in the rooms. Dinner on request. Full English Breakfast served. Free wireless Wi-Fi. Garage parking for 5 vehicles and off street parking for 4 vehicles. Parking allocated on a first come basis.
The Leopard Room - 2 double beds - access to pool patio – Mountain Views.
The Ethnic Suite -2 single or 1 king bed - access to lavender garden - separate lounge/study - large shower en suite bathroom. 2 single beds can be added to lounge to turn this room into a family room. Rates will be charged per person sharing per night B&B.
The Colonial room - 1 double bed - large shower en suite bathroom (Inter leading door to Mt. View Room making these rooms suitable for families sharing). Air conditioner.
The Mt View Room - 1 king or 2 singles beds - access to lounge patio - Mountain views. (Inter leading door to Colonial Room making these rooms suitable for families sharing). Air conditioner.
The Blue Room - 1 king or 2 single extra length beds - full en suite bathroom with oval bath. Air Conditioner
The Floral Room - 1 king or 2 single beds - access to lounge patio -mountain views
The River Room - 1 king extra length - open plan full bathroom (toilet is not separate but part of the room behind the wall) This room is suitable for single occupancy and established couples for obvious reasons) - access to pool patio
The Garden Room - 1 king or 2 single beds - access to pool and garden patios - 6 seater bar area - self catering (microwave oven and toaster). 3 seater couch.
Our guests have access to their room with en suite bathroom. The dining room, lounge area with guest laptop, roof garden, pool area and garage parking- if one is available. (We have 5 garage parking bays and 4 off street parking bays. The pool, garden and river area. Guests are given keys and they come and go as they please.
We are a team of 5. I am there most days during office hours. I live 5 houses from The Guest House so can be at the guest house in minutes. Charmaine my manageress is there Mon. to Sat.during office hours. We have 2 night managers Aaron and Van (they also look after cooking, rooms, garden and pool). They live on the property and are on call 24/7. Miriam (rooms) and Selina (laundry) work during office hours 6 days a week.
Although we are around guests do not know we are there unless they need us.
Location and Neighborhood
Riversong is short walk from Newlands Cricket and Rugby Grounds, Cavendish Square (The Mall), Claremont CBD, Vineyard Hotel and Conference centre, S.A. Sports Science Institute, SA Breweries, Dean Street (start of The Two Ocean Marathon), and Virgin Active Gym and many restaurants and pubs around the trendy Newlands Village.
10 minutes from University of Cape Town, Belmont Square, Kirstenbosch gardens, Kelvin Grove club, Great Westerford, Baxter theatre, leading hospitals and schools.
20-minute drive from the Airport, City Centre, Cape Town International Convention Centre, V & A Waterfront, FIFA Soccer Stadium, golf courses, wine farms and golden beaches.
We can book the following services for you. Car Hire. Shuttle service to and from Airport. Private taxi's and local metered taxi's. There is a bus and train service walking distance from the Guest House.
We also arrange and plan private tours around the Cape using certified travel guides. Please let us know if you require more info on private tours.
Children under 12 are welcome to stay at the guest house. Children under 10 pay 50% of the adult rate when sharing with an Adult. Children under 10 in there own room pay full adult fee. Babies/toddlers under 1 stay free. We have a camp cot, snooza bed and high chair. Parents are to make sure that children are well behaved in the dining, lounge and pool area so not to disturb other guests. Any damage to furniture and fittings will be for the parents expense.
Guest AccessGuest have access to their bedroom, the lounge, dining area, pool patio, garage and roof garden. Interaction with GuestsWe have 2 staff that live on the property. We have a manageress that works office hours. The owner lives 5 houses from guest house. We are there but you do not see us unless you need to. The NeighborhoodNewlands is the leafy suburb of Cape Town situated at the foot of Table Mountain. There are beautiful large family homes and it is safe to walk in the area. The Mall, Grocery stores, bars, clubs, fast food outlets and many restaurants are walking distance from guest house. Getting AroundThere are Taxis, buses, and trains walking distance from the Guest House. Other Things to NotePLEASE NOTE OUR POOL IS NOT FENCED NOR DOES IT HAVE A NET. WE CANNOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR DOORS LEFT OPEN TO THE POOL AREA. ALL CHILDREN MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY A PARENT/ADULT AT THE POOL.